Lynnette Ramsey + Victoria Yong
We aimed to create a skirt that would rise and widen when a button on it is pressed. This skirt would allow the user to change according to comfort, as a wider skirt could feel less warm to wear in a hot climate. However, creating the full skirt was out of our scope so we made a prototype of half of the skirt and the mechanism that opened it. This let us focus on the functionality of the mechanism instead of making the aesthetically wearable full form.
"Twitch" is an addendum to existing communication technology which compensates for the absence of another person by physically expressing an emotion, namely shyness.